Edun x Louis Vuitton

Bono and his wife did not only appear in the latest Louis Vuitton campaign, now the French luxury brand and their own eco friendly brand Edun have collaborated on the Keepall 45 Travel Duffle Bag ($4,900). All proceeds of the sale of the bags go to the Conservation Cotton Initiative, a company that helps the … Continued

Preview: Louis Vuitton City Guide 2011 Paris

French luxury designer Louis Vuitton kicks off the promotion for the 2011 edition of their renowned City Guide. In this lovely video (below), we are introduced to the mouth-watering Parisian delicacy: the Saint-Honoré pastry. Since 1998 Vuitton has been giving us their views on fashion, design, the arts and gastronomy. Each guide highlights the latest … Continued

LV Closes Paris Stores Early To Preserve Stock

Reuters is reporting that Louis Vuitton is closing its Paris store one hour early in attempt to preserve stock before the holiday shopping season begins. Apparently the brand is having supply issues and is concerned that if they sell too much now, they won’t have enough stock to fill demand during the holiday season. “We … Continued

Video: Louis Vuitton 100 Legendary Trunks

Here’s a preview of LV‘s upcoming book, Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks. This exceptional book showcases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. Many incredible pieces are featured here, along with the equally incredible stories of their creation. Available from October 2010.

Edun’s Bono and Ali Hewson in Louis Vuitton Ad

Bono and and his wife Ali Hewson star in the newest of Louis Vuitton’s “core values” ads shot by Annie Leibovitz. The couple, who were shot in South Africa, wear clothing by Edun, Hewson’s sustainable fashion line. in which LVMH took a 49 percent stake last year. it’s the first time the U2 front man … Continued

Dree Hemingway for Louis Vuitton Travel 2010

The latest Louis Vuitton campaign was shot in Africa and stars young model Dree Hemingway (Ernest’s great-granddaughter). From tents, lion cubs, sunsets and campfires… Louis Vuitton’s catalogue for its 2010 Travel collection is quite simply superb! This catalog was shot by Carter Smith, directed by William Snieg, styled by Antje Winter, and produced by Brachfeld.

Louis Vuitton Opens at Santa Monica Place

Louis Vuitton has opened its 137th North American store and first one on the westside of Los Angeles in the newly renovated Santa Monica Place mall. Located in a prominent corner of the ground floor the design boasts a beautifully sweeping curved glass storefront and hardwood floors.

Louis Vuitton Vintage Pieces at Christie’s

On September 28th Christie’s in London will offer an incredible collection of vintage Louis Vuitton luggage during its Interiors: Style & Spirit sale. Over 20 original pieces from the famed French luxury goods house dating from the late 19th century to the 1940s will go on the block.

Devil wears Prada, Virgin Mary wears Louis Vuitton

The devil may well wear Prada, but at a biennial exhibition of sacred art in Italy, a statue of the Virgin Mary is donning Louis Vuitton. The veil traditionally covering the Virgin’s head bears the French luxury brand’s trademark “LV” logo in golden letters. Francesco De Molfetta, 31, said he created the work to “denounce … Continued

Louis Vuitton opens first Lebanon store

French luxury designer Louis Vuitton opened its first boutique in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Thursday. “For many years, the maison has maintained strong relations with Lebanese clientele and is proud to reiterate its engagement by offering a new store which respects the Beirutis’ heritage and patrimony,” said brand executive manager Yves Carcelle at the … Continued

Louis Vuitton Revamps St. Tropez Store

Louis Vuitton unveiled its revamped luxury Saint-Tropez store on 18-June 2010 and launched an exclusive beach bag to celebrate. The store has been doubled in size with the integration of an adjoining space–a former house of pottery–on rue Georges Clemenceau. It features interiors inspired by classic Mediterranean glamour: wooden displays, stone floors and sunlight flooding … Continued

Paris Hilton packs dozens of bags for World Cup

There’s only six days to go until the end of the World Cup. But Paris Hilton obviously feels she needs at least one suitcase full of clothes every day. As she headed off to South Africa for the final stages of the cup last week the heiress posed atop more than a dozen designer suitcases. … Continued

Louis Vuitton temporary tattoos

Following Jean Paul Gaultier and Chanel ‘tattooing’ their models last fall, Louis Vuitton got into the fake ink game during the recent men’s fashion week. Designer Marc Jacobs reportedly asked his personal tattooist, the artist Scott Campbell, to come up with spray-ons inspired by the iconic LV monogram, which were worn across models’ necklines, much … Continued

Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2010-11 Ad Campaign

Louis Vuitton has unveiled a new campaign featuring a star line-up of Christy Turlington, Natalia Vordinova and Karen Elson. Steven Meisel shot all three models in a New York studio made to look like a Hollywood star’s old-fashioned dressing room.

Scott Campbell for Louis Vuitton

New York based artist Scott Campbell was recruited by Marc Jacobs for the Louis Vuitton SS11 menswear. Campbell tattooed LV logos all over the runway models necks and he also customized a number of leather bags.

LV Mon Monogram for the private jet traveler

In celebration of Father’s Day, Louis Vuitton has selected four different styles of men’s luggage to showcase the Mon Monogram program for the private jet traveler. On offer are the Pégase 45 ($2,800) and 55 ($3,270) wheeled cabin cases (top row), designed as the perfect accompaniment to private air travel. The iconic Speedy 40 (bottom … Continued

Louis Vuitton Unveils World Cup Trophy Trunk

French fashion house Louis Vuitton has unveiled an elegant leather-bound case that it produced to carry the trophy to South Africa on Tuesday. This case has been unveiled in the presence of Patrick-Louis Vuitton, Yves Carcelle (CEO of Louis Vuitton), and also the supermodel Naomi Campbell. From the tournament’s beginning in 1930, the World Cup … Continued

Louis Vuitton unveils London flagship

Luxury fashion and accessories retailer Louis Vuitton opened its new London flagship this week. The 1,500 sq ft store occupies a corner site at the junction of New Bond Street and Clifford Street. Set over three levels, the store incorporates Louis Vuitton heritage touches such as trunks and leather, as well as modern features including … Continued

Louis Vuitton Handbag Advertisements Banned

A pair of Louis Vuitton advertisements, by Ogilvy & Mather, has been pulled in the UK after advertising watchdogs found they misled customers. The controversial ad showed a photo of a seamstress stitching the handle of a handbag, with the text reading: ‘The seamstress with linen thread and beeswax. ‘A needle, linen thread, beeswax and … Continued

This Week’s Top Stories (May 3-9, 2010)

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of May 3-9. 1 – Louis Vuitton IPad Cases Adding further case options for the iPad, Louis Vuitton unveil a couple of upcoming sleeve designs, specifically created for Apple’s latest hot shot gadget. 2 – The … Continued